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by Molykote
Mon Oct 17, 2005 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: F-U: Americans Are Rude :D
Replies: 40
Views: 2088

RE: F-U: Americans Are Rude :D

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-300 Performance Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 4188

RE: 737-300 Performance Questions

Since I will be leaving my computer soon I'll assume you are looking for a "flight" idle. I am an engineer and not a pilot but I believe this parameter is around 33% N1 (and closer to 50% <acronym title="Aerolineas Internacionales SA de CV (Mexico)">N2</acronym>). This is only from memory. Hopefully...

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 10:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737-300 Performance Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 4188

RE: 737-300 Performance Questions

ALT MACH TAT N1 <acronym title="Aerolineas Internacionales SA de CV (Mexico)">N2</acronym> F/F 23100 0.702 7.20 83.25 92.90 3337 27100 0.749 0.80 85.22 92.70 3282 22000 0.681 6.90 82.12 92.30 3238 34100 0.751 -16.00 89.42 92.30 2923 37100 0.749 -21.30 85.61 90.10 2270 36100 0.743 -19.90 87.53 91.40 ...

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Name For An Airport Cafe
Replies: 11
Views: 17276

RE: Best Name For An Airport Cafe

"Plane View" used to exist at an airport (GA) near my home.

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 7:20 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Life Of JT8D Powered B732s
Replies: 30
Views: 5549

RE: Life Of JT8D Powered B732s

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 7:12 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Questions On WN's 737-300s...
Replies: 8
Views: 4147

RE: Questions On WN's 737-300s...

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 7:06 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Problems That Are Solved After Design?
Replies: 38
Views: 4257

RE: Problems That Are Solved After Design?

I believe that Air France failed to consider how poorly the white flag would show against the white fuselage next to their registration numbers. <br><table align=center border=0 width=500><tr><td><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/399663/L/" ta...

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Engine
Replies: 30
Views: 7014

RE: Your Favourite Engine

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 4:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Your Favourite Engine
Replies: 30
Views: 7014

RE: Your Favourite Engine

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 16, 2005 3:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Friday Night Rant: US Customs/Border Patrol
Replies: 34
Views: 4420

RE: Friday Night Rant: US Customs/Border Patrol

Try explaining to US customs that you made a 4,000 mile round trip to party in SXM for one night.

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by Molykote
Sat Oct 15, 2005 2:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 9/11 & Pentagon. Seen It All, Heard It All, But:
Replies: 162
Views: 5018

RE: 9/11 & Pentagon. Seen It All, Heard It All, But:

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by Molykote
Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Audi RS4 2005
Replies: 26
Views: 1641

RE: Audi RS4 2005

quattro = training wheels
(yeah - i'm baiting)

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by Molykote
Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro Lifers; Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.
Replies: 173
Views: 4189

RE: Pro Lifers; Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.

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by Molykote
Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: A New "Self Pic" Thread - Aviation Related
Replies: 14
Views: 4178

A New "Self Pic" Thread - Aviation Related

So how about a self pic thread requiring an aviation theme? I'd imagine this has been done before. I'll start: <a href="http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/2438/stmaartenwithwade163crop3zm.jpg" target=_blank><img src="http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/2438/stmaartenwithwade163crop3zm.jpg" width=650 ...

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by Molykote
Wed Oct 05, 2005 10:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pro Lifers; Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.
Replies: 173
Views: 4189

RE: Pro Lifers; Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is.

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by Molykote
Tue Oct 04, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Audi RS4 2005
Replies: 26
Views: 1641

RE: Audi RS4 2005

My only gripe is that I don't care for all wheel drive - although Audi did bias the torque rearward for this car in contrast to their others. I preferred the older model's styling and interior. I can't imagine anyone not liking this car but for 80k I'd probably shop elsewhere. The <acronym title="So...

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by Molykote
Mon Oct 03, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Harriett Miers Tipped To Replace Justice O'Connor
Replies: 91
Views: 17700

RE: Harriett Miers Tipped To Replace Justice O'Connor

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by Molykote
Mon Oct 03, 2005 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: VW Jetta Hybrid, Where Is It?
Replies: 15
Views: 2023

RE: VW Jetta Hybrid, Where Is It?

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 02, 2005 11:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Early Signs You Were, Um, "Different"
Replies: 41
Views: 2252

RE: Early Signs You Were, Um, "Different"

I took a second grade field trip to our airport and got a great view of overhauls and an up close look at airliners. This was in ~1991. After getting my aerospace engineering degree from a well ranked school I took my first job in the very same hangars 13 years later. Dream come true. <img src=...

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finals Versus Final - Correct Terminology
Replies: 32
Views: 5427

RE: Finals Versus Final - Correct Terminology

What about bad pilots who need multiple landing attempts? scratchchin 

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oh No, I Have To Work This Saturday...
Replies: 20
Views: 2974

RE: Oh No, I Have To Work This Saturday...

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by Molykote
Sun Oct 02, 2005 10:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Understanding Gay's Arguments On Church Marriage.
Replies: 118
Views: 4442

RE: Understanding Gay's Arguments On Church Marriage.

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by Molykote
Mon Sep 26, 2005 4:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Your Latest EBay Deal?
Replies: 27
Views: 3400

RE: Your Latest EBay Deal?

My latest is a minty Lexus <acronym title="DHL Aviation (Bahrain) and HeliCusco (Peru)">ES</acronym> with 65k miles. I don't like it much (grew up with BMWs and currently also have a Miata M2, so I guess I'm more into the performance/handling oriented machines). I'm hoping it grows on me. It's not r...

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by Molykote
Mon Sep 26, 2005 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is It Safe To Spot At SXM?
Replies: 25
Views: 7597

RE: Is It Safe To Spot At SXM?

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by Molykote
Sun Sep 18, 2005 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What Has Your Country Given To The World?
Replies: 149
Views: 6420

RE: What Has Your Country Given To The World?

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by Molykote
Sun Sep 18, 2005 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A True 757 Replacement
Replies: 26
Views: 6760

RE: A True 757 Replacement

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by Molykote
Tue Sep 13, 2005 6:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favourite Airport
Replies: 41
Views: 5285

RE: Favourite Airport

Best - <acronym title="Pittsburgh - International (Greater Pittsburgh) (PIT / KPIT), USA - Pennsylvania">PIT</acronym> An amazing airport from the passenger standpoint. Efficient "X" concourse array. Unfortunately diminished operationally - No more international flights. Shops/restaurants are biased...

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by Molykote
Sat Sep 10, 2005 1:13 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 Cellulite
Replies: 10
Views: 4618

RE: 757 Cellulite

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by Molykote
Thu Sep 08, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 757 Cellulite
Replies: 10
Views: 4618

RE: 757 Cellulite

Something I haven't seen mentioned in the 3 discussion links provided above... I am not an aircraft structures engineer/expert. A common skin construction technique used to save weight is a chemical milling process by which material is actually removed from the interior skin of the aircraft. This pr...

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by Molykote
Thu Sep 08, 2005 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Nears 747adv Launch Decision
Replies: 175
Views: 19600

RE: Boeing Nears 747adv Launch Decision

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by Molykote
Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Survey: Pax Prefer 320s Over 737s Even In US
Replies: 184
Views: 14550

RE: Survey: Pax Prefer 320s Over 737s Even In US

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by Molykote
Wed Aug 31, 2005 1:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "737" Raked Wingtips Better Than Blended Winglets?
Replies: 46
Views: 28441

RE: "737" Raked Wingtips Better Than Blended Winglets?

One disadvantage of the blended winglet compared to the raked wingtip is that the 737 blended winglet is a pretty effective lighting rod!

A major 737 operator told me that they see almost one of these per day in need of off-wing repair.

[Edited 2005-08-31 06:28:42]

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by Molykote
Wed Aug 31, 2005 1:25 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "737" Raked Wingtips Better Than Blended Winglets?
Replies: 46
Views: 28441

RE: "737" Raked Wingtips Better Than Blended Winglets?

Although most of the aerodynamics have already been covered here I would humbly caution those who haven't been involved in aerodynamics to not look for universal truths on this topic. I am not an aerodynamics expert. Much of the confusion over the winglet "thrust" component boils down to book keepin...

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by Molykote
Wed Aug 31, 2005 12:01 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Little Things That Annoy Mech's
Replies: 89
Views: 5041

RE: Little Things That Annoy Mech's

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by Molykote
Wed Aug 31, 2005 11:36 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Special Request For 757 Pilots
Replies: 6
Views: 4047

RE: Special Request For 757 Pilots

Can you contact me directly using the buttons above?

Thanks

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by Molykote
Tue Aug 30, 2005 4:28 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Little Things That Annoy Mech's
Replies: 89
Views: 5041

RE: Little Things That Annoy Mech's

(1) Airbus Manuals

(2) APUs

(3) Engineers

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by Molykote
Tue Aug 30, 2005 11:40 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Special Request For 757 Pilots
Replies: 6
Views: 4047

RE: Special Request For 757 Pilots

Taguilo,

You're more than welcome.

As a new user I am happy to provide a meaningful post.

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by Molykote
Mon Aug 29, 2005 1:07 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Special Request For 757 Pilots
Replies: 6
Views: 4047

RE: Special Request For 757 Pilots

TAT (deg C)
30.8

EPR
1.719

PTOT (psi)
15.327

N1
102.8%

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by Molykote
Fri Aug 26, 2005 10:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA: Time For A New Paint Scheme?
Replies: 97
Views: 13956

RE: AA: Time For A New Paint Scheme?

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by Molykote
Thu Aug 25, 2005 8:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Follow Up To NW 757 Rumor...
Replies: 40
Views: 11501

RE: Follow Up To NW 757 Rumor...

It seems in this situation that much information remains unknown. However, I can state that most engines with oil consumption/leakage problems become the subject of attention well before manufacturer consumption/leakage limits are approached. Most of the engines I have dealt with receive special att...

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